115-0447/02 – Methods and Technics in Management (MaTM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
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PAP30 Ing. Marcela Papalová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To get an overview of the methods and techniques in management. 2.To be able to distinquish different techniques from knowledge, procedures and functions. 3.To describe the methods and techniques most commonly used in management. 4.To clarify the nature of the individual techniques. 5.To practically apply selected techniques. 6.To assess barriers to the use of selected techniques.

Teaching methods



The aim of subject is to clarify the systematic and analytical methods and techniques to improve the performance of organizations in various business fields. It is used generalized experience of successful business management in parallel with the theoretical knowledge. Next aim - besides the acquisition of theoretical knowledge - is the practical skills of selected management methods and techniques. The aim from the students ‘point of view is to gain a survey of the management techniques, to clarify the background of the methods and techniques, to practically apply selected techniques and assess barriers of techniques application.

Compulsory literature:

DeGRAFF, Jeff a DeGRAFF, Stanley. The Creative Mindset. Oakland: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2020. ISBN 978-1523090150. KALLET, Michael. Think Smarter: Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills. Hoboken: Wiley, 2020. ISBN 978-1118729830. LAWRENCE, Kenneth D. a KLIMBERG, Ronald K. Advances in Business and Management Forecasting. Bringley: Emerald, 2019. ISBN 978-1787542907.

Recommended literature:

DYER, H. Joffrey et al. Strategic management concepts and cases. 4th ed. Chichester: Wiley, 2022. ISBN 978-1-119-76353-6. GRANT, Robert M. Contemporary strategy analysis. 10th ed. Chichester: John Wiley, 2019. ISBN 978-1-119-57643-3. Thinking Skills and Creativity. Volume 37. Elsevier, 2020. ISSN ISSN 1871-1871.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
115-0386 MNGT Management Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Management and its functions, preparing instruments for realising of these functions 2. Analysis of notions: method and technique 3. Value analysis as the technique of management 4. Decision making and problem solving process, types of decision making problems 5. Search, choice and definition of problems (phase of preliminary diagnosis) 6. Evaluation of possible solutions and choice of problem solution 8. Phase of searching for solutions: - process of creative thinking - heuristic techniques 9. Prognostic methods 10. Methods of management by: - objectives - delegating authorisations - tasks - results - participation 11. Solving a problem (example)

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  16 2
        Examination Examination 70  20 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6202R049) Accounting and Taxes (02) Accounting and Taxes K Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (02) European Integration K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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